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Financial Education Series Class Schedule

In order to participate in these classes you must be a client of ESR. For more information on how to become a client please click here, or call the Self-sufficiency team.

Sessions Offered

Financial/Basic Skills Awareness

(Remember to document your savings plan with your Success Coach)

 Tuesday- September 10, 2019 -5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • Creating a spending plan/Budget
  • Paying bills
  • Needs versus wants
  • Saving for big ticket items

 Tuesday- September 24, 2019 -5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • What is debt?
  • Good debt, bad debt
  • Secured and unsecured debt
  • Medical and student loan debt
  • When debt collectors call

 Tuesday- October 8, 2019 -5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • Why do credit reports/scores matter?
  • Understanding my credit score
  • Fixing errors in my credit report
  • How can I improve my credit score?
  • What about identity theft?

 Tuesday- October 22, 2019 -5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • The five Ps for employment
  • How credit impacts employment
  • Personal accountability/language
  • The clarity of communication
  • The ability to facilitate people skills

Other Benefits of the Program:

  • Financial Literacy Certificate of Completion

Dates are subject to change.

The Financial Education Series will take place every season. Please contact ESR to verify class date and time. Participation in the Financial Education Series is required during Self-Sufficiency Program enrollment.